Sunday February 25, 2018

Archive for the ‘Amusing’ Category

Michelle Obama Official Portrait Unveiled

An official portrait of former first lady Michelle Obama was unveiled at the Smithsonian’s National Portrait Gallery Monday morning. The painting was done by Baltimore artist Amy Sherald, who is known for her social justice painting style.  More…

Elon Musk sells 10,000 flamethrowers in 48 hours

Tech entrepreneur Elon Musk says he has sold more than $5 million worth of flamethrowers since Sunday through The Boring Company, his infrastructure firm.  More…

Family’s ‘professional’ photo shoot goes hilariously wrong

When Pam Zaring booked a professional photographer to take photos of her family, she was hoping for some simple, smiling pictures of her loved ones. But when Pam received the finished product from the photographer, she found that all of her family’s faces had been bizarrely edited to look like cartoon characters.  More…

Ed O’Neill still can’t recognize celebrities

Ed O’Neill just can’t recognize celebrities. O’Neill, 71, sat down with Ellen DeGeneres and revealed that he had another celebrity faux pas with Taylor Swift, 28. He told DeGeneres that he attended a “Modern Family” party and made small chat with a blonde that he couldn’t recognize. “I know she’s famous, but I can’t place her,” he said.  More…

These swimsuits are made out of actual trash

Now you can pay money to swim in garbage. Australian fashion brand Seapia has created a swimwear line made from recycled plastic, including bags, bottles and fishing nets — perfect for tree-hugging bikini babes.  More…

Video shows car stuck in second story of office

Dramatic CCTV has revealed exactly how a car ended up wedged in the second story of a California dental office after pictures of the crash baffled the internet. Footage taken in Santa Ana, California, shows the vehicle speeding across an intersection before hitting a road divider. It can then be seen sailing through the air for a brief moment before smashing into the side of the office building, where it got stuck.  More…

Ikea offers discount if you pee on their new ad

Ikea’s latest magazine ad in Sweden is causing a splash thanks to its revolutionary built-in pregnancy test, which expectant mothers can claim for a discount on cribs. The ad uses a similar technology to your standard pregnancy test, but rather than yes or no symbols showing up, the page will give you a coupon for discounted cribs if you’re pregnant.  More…

Hilarious pictures show irony at its best

Whether these are staged or little more than a coincidence, these perfectly-timed snaps are so ironic it’s hard to believe they’re real. A new online gallery has emerged, showing situations which are so contrary it’s hard to believe they really happened.  More…

At 95, Betty White swears by vodka and hot dogs

Betty White is making it to her 96th birthday with the help of booze and a barbecue staple. The actress told Parade that her secret to a long, happy and healthy life is vodka and hot dogs, “probably in that order.”  More…

Snaps capture dogs who really hate having a bath

We all enjoy a soak in the bath at the end of a long, stressful day – but the same can’t be said for dogs. From the pooch snapped clinging by its claws to the edges of the bath to try and avoid the water, to the haunted expression of another that knows it has a date with the scrubbing brush, it’s hard not to to feel a little sorry for these soap-dodging dogs.  More…

Hilarious shop signs at stores prove retail workers have the best sense of humor

Channeling their inner comedians, these store clerks have decorated their goods with hilarious signs and posters. Ranging from pop culture references to the Matrix and the Simpsons, these signs spotted across the USA are certainly creative.  More…

Adult diapers and cold weather didn’t stop these people from welcoming 2018

When the ball dropped at midnight, the mercury had plummeted to an icy 9 degrees — with a minus-4 wind chill — but that didn’t seem to bother the hundreds of thousands who packed into the Crossroads of the World. “I’ll definitely need to shower after peeing my pants all day,” said Ayame Yamakawa. She had already wet herself once by 2:41 p.m. after lining up at 10 a.m.  More…

Woman hit with $284 billion electric bill

A Pennsylvania utility customer got the shock of her life after checking on her monthly electric bill and seeing that she owed $284 billion.  More…

Woman just doesn’t get that she’s not in a Burger King

An unnamed woman was recorded calling a Taco Bell employee racist for not letting her order french fries. The video, reportedly taken in an unidentified US Taco Bell restaurant, shows a possibly drunk woman looking up at the menu while trying to order a medium-size french fries at the counter.  More…

The most cringe-worthy holiday cards revealed

Receiving a holiday card is supposed to be a festive treat – and perhaps even a sweet reminder of just how much your loved ones are thinking of you during the holiday season. However, for some, it seems that creating a Christmas card actually serves as more of an opportunity to show off their unique sense of humor, and generally let their freak flags fly.  More…